Rodney Thomas was selected in the 7th Round of the 2022 NFL Draft by the Indianapolis Colts making him the first Yale selection since 2018. Thomas is officially listed as a cornerback for the Colts and will have to compete with a deep stable of cornerbacks including Pro Bowler Kenny Moore II and Stephon Gilmore, the 2019 NFL Defensive Player of the Year. Given Thomas’ speed and explosiveness, we see him as a key special teams contributor early in his career.
Foye Oluokun signed a $46.5 million contract with $28 million guaranteed in March with the Jacksonville Jaguars. Jaeden Graham is currently a free agent after sustaining an injury in 2021 that forced the Falcons to place him on injured reserve.
Men’s Lacrosse fell to Penn 9-16 in the Ivy League Championship Tournament on Sunday. Yale’s hopes for a national championship are still alive with the NCAA Tournament kicking off this week. Yale hosts St. Joseph’s this Saturday at 5 PM (ESPNU broadcast).
Senior Trenton Charles set Yale’s 100m dash record on Saturday with a time of 10.45 seconds at the Ivy League Championships.